Teladoc's latest primary care offering, Primary360, available to payers

Mobi Health News

Teladoc is pitching the expanded service as a way to improve primary care access

What’s Causing Fewer Primary Care Visits in the US?

Health Populi

Americans who have commercial health insurance (say, through an employer or union) are rarely thought to face barriers to receiving health care — in particular, primary care, that front line provider and on-ramp to the health care system.

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Accolade acquires virtual primary care platform PlushCare

Mobi Health News

The move is expected to help Accolade further its foothold in primary care.

A Lesson Learned From COVID-19: The Significance of The Primary Care Physician Shortage

Electronic Health Reporter

The article A Lesson Learned From COVID-19: The Significance of The Primary Care Physician Shortage appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial healthcare lessons from COVID Ken Perez Omnicell Primary Care Physician Shortage

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Must-have medical apps for primary care

KevinMD

Earlier this year, we put together a list of what we thought were the best medical apps for health care providers. Now at the end of 2018, we’re augmenting that list to give you a full picture of what we think are must-haves medical apps for those in primary care. Tech Mobile health Primary CareSafe Motherhood Initiative: ACOG DII SMI […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

Propeller Health vets launch virtual primary care platform Marley Medical

Mobi Health News

The launch was fueled by a $9 million seed funding investment.

Redefining PPE As Primary Care, Public Health, and Health Equity – The Community PPE Index

Health Populi

” Perhaps Definition 3 in the OED could be updated by a blog published online in the September 25, 2020, issue of Health Affairs, A New “PPE” For A Thriving Community: Public Health, Primary Care, Health Equity. Primary care in the U.S.

Precision Medicine Finds A Home In Primary Care

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Precision Medicine Finds A Home In Primary Care appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Joel Diamond MD precision medicine primary careThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Primary Care 2.0 – How Crossover Health is “Re-Bundling” Health Care

Health Populi

bn , much of which went into niche applications like lab testing, medication adherence, and on-demand triage for urgent care. These companies targeting primary care components represent the “unbundling of the family doctor,” as CB Insights recently coined the market trend.

Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Reducing ED Visits with Remote Patient Monitoring in Primary Care

Healthcare IT Today

The combination of simple technology and good service is helping to make remote patient monitoring (RPM) a key part of keeping patients healthy for primary care physicians.

Sensely launches digital primary care with virtual assistant and other digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Vida Health announces new value-based pricing structure.

How telemedicine will revolutionize primary care

KevinMD

It has become more and more evident with time that the health care delivery system here in the United States is riddled with issues. In many ways, the system seems to step on its own feet — as the health care professionals working within it fight to make it work. Tech Mobile health Primary CareOne with many disagreements arising from the fact that there is no clear and universally acceptable solution to our problems.

Pharmacies Grow for Primary Care On-Ramps – And J.D. Power Says Consumers Like That

Health Populi

More use of primary care services also drove greater satisfaction and spending per consumer at a rate of $11 more spending per person. But Walmart has been expanding its primary care services — so we’ll watch to see in 2021’s J.D.

New Primary Care, Retail and Tech Entrants Motivating Hospitals to Grow Consumer Chops

Health Populi

Rising costs, generational shifts, digital transformation, and fast-growing investments in new health care models and technologies are forcing change in the legacy health care, noted in the State of Consumerism in Healthcare 2021: Regaining Momentum , from Kaufman, Hall & Associates.

Aetna launching nationwide virtual primary care solution

FierceHealthIT

Aetna launching nationwide virtual primary care solution. pminemyer. Tue, 08/10/2021 - 12:39

Primary care provider Crossover Health launches online wellness platform

Mobi Health News

The company is ptiching this online community as a way to help patients enage with their health.

Alpha Medical scores $24M for women's primary care

Mobi Health News

The company offers a physical and mental health membership for virtual care.

Primary care start-ups clash on the role of insurance in the future of care

Mobi Health News

At a virtual TechCrunch Disrupt panel, one CEO leveled accusations of selling out, while others cried elitism

American Board of Telehealth launches certificate for virtual primary care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Board of Telehealth announced this week that it is launching a Teleprimary Care Certificate program, geared toward helping primary care providers develop future virtual health strategies. Providing care via a remote medium.

Primary Cares Initiative: How eConsults Provide Support

Electronic Health Reporter

In April 2019, CMS announced the Primary Cares Initiative which is expected to reduce administrative burdens and increase patient care while decreasing healthcare costs. Learn more about the payment models of the Primary Cares Initiatives, and how eConsults directly support this new initiative. The article Primary Cares Initiative: How eConsults Provide Support appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

How telemedicine can help everyone have a primary care physician

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The National Academy of Medicine recently released a report urging everyone to have a primary care physician. The report went on to recommend that telehealth could have a role to play in this expansion of primary care. How can virtual care enable this?

Navina Secures $15 Million in Series A Funding to Continue its Revolution of US Primary Care Using Artificial Intelligence

Healthcare IT Today

Navina solves the point-of-care data crisis with a physician-centric platform for superior assessment, diagnosis and care Navina, the developer of AI-powered clinical platform for primary care, today announced that the company has secured $15 million in Series A funding led by Vertex Ventures Israel.

Elation Health snags $40M for primary care platform

Mobi Health News

The company plans on using the funds to add new capabilities including billing and payment collection.

CareFirst unveils new virtual primary care practice, CloseKnit

Fierce Healthcare

CareFirst unveils new virtual primary care practice, CloseKnit. pminemyer. Wed, 09/15/2021 - 14:51

Walgreens brings VillageMD primary care clinics to Indiana

FierceHealthIT

Walgreens brings VillageMD primary care clinics to Indiana. hlandi. Tue, 07/27/2021 - 11:32

HHS Aims To Deliver Value-Based Transformation In Primary Care

Electronic Health Reporter

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma announce the CMS Primary Cares Initiative, a new set of payment models that will transform primary care to deliver better value for patients throughout the healthcare system. The CMS Primary Cares Initiative will […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Tech-enabled primary care provider VillageMD looks to go public

Mobi Health News

This comes roughly a year after Walgreens pledged to invest $1 billion in equity and convertible debt in VillageMD over a three-year time frame. . Investing, Business

Walgreens doubles down on primary care, home health with major investments in VillageMD, CareCentrix

Fierce Healthcare

Walgreens doubles down on primary care, home health with major investments in VillageMD, CareCentrix. hlandi. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 14:38

Will virtual primary care become a new model of healthcare delivery?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans received care from their primary care physicians via telemedicine. Telehealth technology and services company Amwell now is promoting the concept of "virtual primary care." Q: What is virtual primary care?

Finding Value in Primary Care: Why Organizations Should Prioritize Primary Over Chronic Care

Healthcare IT Today

Analytics/Big Data Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System COVID-19 Health Data Strategy Healthcare Consumerism Healthcare Personalization Healthcare Scene Featured Mike Linnert Primary Care Visits SymphonyRM Wellness Visits

Primary care-focused Vera Whole Health snags $50M from Morgan Health

Mobi Health News

Also: Kensh? Health, which helps patients find holistic healthcare providers, raised another $3.5 million

Moletest offers skin cancer screening test to primary care professionals

Mobi Health News

The medical technology company aims to reduce unnecessary dermatology referrals to secondary care

What Pieces of Primary Care Work Virtually in a Post-COVID World? – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Matt Sakumoto (@MattSakumoto) on the topic “What Pieces of Primary Care Work Virtually in a Post-COVID World?“ “ Matt Sakumoto is a primary care physician and product manager […].

Connecting Genetics and Primary Care: NorthShore’s Bold Ambitions

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

The health system’s new DNA10K initiative looks to improve the link between genomic data and primary care

Teladoc takes is primary care service nationwide with Aetna slated to roll out in early 2022

Fierce Healthcare

Teladoc takes is primary care service nationwide with Aetna slated to roll out in early 2022. hlandi. Fri, 10/08/2021 - 07:18

Startup tackling loneliness among seniors expands into virtual primary care

FierceHealthIT

Startup tackling loneliness among seniors expands into virtual primary care. hlandi. Mon, 12/14/2020 - 17:48

Why Telehealth is a Lifeline for Primary Care Physicians

GlobalMed

Primary care physicians are the frontline of healthcare. The Association of American Medical Colleges predicts a primary care provider shortfall , with numbers landing between 21,000 to 55,000 by 2023. Future-Proofing Primary Care.

Northwell Health inks deal with Walgreens to provide telehealth, primary care in N.Y. retail stores

Fierce Healthcare

Northwell Health inks deal with Walgreens to provide telehealth, primary care in N.Y. retail stores. hlandi. Thu, 09/16/2021 - 12:18